Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Iron Horse: What you need to know

It’s here again. This year’s 47th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will take place this weekend. Thousands of riders, spectators, future cyclists and passers-by will descend on Durango to watch...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: ztest

Durango’s Ian Mcpherson runs the Iron Horse route from Durango to Silverton

Thousands of cyclists rode from Durango to Silverton during Saturday’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race and Citizen’s Tour. They all passed Ian Mcpherson. Mcpherson, a 22-year-old from Boulder...

DATE: May 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Howard Grotts repeats as Iron Horse Bicycle Classic’s King of the Mountain

Durango’s top professional mountain bikers shine at races all across the country on a near-weekly basis during the season. It was no different Sunday in their home race that served as a final...

DATE: May 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Freeburn rides free to Iron Horse mountain bike win

The first time Katja Freeburn rolled through Steamworks Brewing Co., she had a huge gap on the next woman through the bar. Each time she passed through, her lead only got bigger. The 19-year-old...

DATE: May 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Steamworks mountain bike course a hit among riders and fans

It was all about bikes and beer at Steamworks Brewing Co. on Sunday for the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike races. One day a year, servers and bartenders have to dodge sweaty,...

DATE: May 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Collin Hudson repeats as BMX champion after thrilling final

Organizers for the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic had the goal of creating a spectacle in the second year of holding a BMX straight rhythm race in downtown Durango, and with a longer, faster course...

DATE: May 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Iron Horse gravel ride canceled because of wildfire

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic’s La Strada La Plata gravel ride scheduled for 9 a.m. Sunday was called of because of the 358 Fire that burned northeast of Durango. The wildfire that broke out...

DATE: May 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Citizens Tour cyclists try their hand at beating the train

With the blow of the iconic Durango train whistle, a flock of cyclists set off on their way to Silverton on Saturday morning as a part of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. After 50 miles and two...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aimee Vasse takes women’s road race crown in first Iron Horse Bicycle Classic race

SILVERTON – An Iron Horse Bicycle Classic rookie took command on the massive climbs and held on through the daunting descents to claim Saturday’s Coca-Cola Women’s Road Race title. Aimee Vasse,...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Howard Grotts wins his first Iron Horse Bicycle Classic in epic sprint finish

SILVERTON – Howard Grotts wouldn’t let his window to claim glory in his hometown race slip away in 2018. One year after he finished third in the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Coca-Cola Road Race from...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic a kickoff for Durango’s return as cycling destination

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has served as the biggest cycling event in Durango for the better part of its 47 years of existence. This year, though, it will signal the beginning of a season-long...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BMX is back, and bigger, at this year’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

BMX is back in downtown Durango for the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, and after a successful campaign during its first year in 2017, organizers believe this year’s version will be bigger and better...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports